Business, Fuel

Gasoline Demand Slips, Leaving Other Fuels to Pick Up Slack

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

America’s most popular fuel hasn’t been feeling the love. U.S. gasoline consumption dropped even as overall fuel demand posted an increase this year.

Nico Grant | Bloomberg News
October 23, 2017
Government, Fuel, Logistics, TCA

California Republicans Spot Political Opportunity in Fight for Repeal of New Gas, Diesel Tax

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

Just weeks before it takes effect, California’s new gas tax increase is again under attack, with Republicans mounting a growing campaign against the higher levies.

Patrick McGreevy and Christine Mai-Duc | Los Angeles Times
October 9, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Inches Up 0.4¢ to $2.792 a Gallon

Fuel delivery in Maryland Peggy Smith/Transport Topics

The U.S. average retail price of diesel crept up 0.4 cent to $2.792 a gallon, and oil dropped closer to $50 a barrel.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
October 2, 2017
Business, Fuel

As Harvey Rages in Texas, Diesel Starts to Climb

Harvey impacts Texas refinery Tankers enter a Marathon refinery in Texas City before Harvey hit. (F. Carter Smith/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.9 cent to $2.605 a gallon as Hurricane Harvey wound down to a tropical storm after it disrupted oil production platforms and fuel refineries along the Gulf Coast of Texas before inundating Houston.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
August 28, 2017
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

Growing Economy Boosts Fuel Demand to Decade High

Fuel Pumps Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News

A growing U.S. economy sparked a jump in fuel demand from companies and travelers in June, which may help to ease a persistent supply glut.

Jessica Summers | Bloomberg News
July 31, 2017
Government, Business, TCA

‘Architect’ of Pilot Flying J Fuel Rebate Scam Strikes Deal to Plead, Cooperate

Pilot Flying J Headquarters raymondclarkeimages/Flickr

The man dubbed by the FBI as the architect of the diesel fuel rebate scam by executives of the nation’s largest truck stop chain has struck a deal to confess, court records show.

Jamie Satterfield | Knoxville (Tenn.) News-Sentinel
July 25, 2017
Government, Fuel

South Carolina Begins Six-Stage Phase-In of 12-Cent Fuel Tax Increase

S.C. Begins Phase-In of 12-cent fuel tax increase Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

South Carolina on July 1 began a six-year trek that will raise taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel by 2 cents a gallon each July into 2022.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
July 13, 2017

Diesel Rises 0.9¢ for Second Consecutive Gain

Diesel Rises 0.9 cent after four straight declines Thinkstock

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.9 cent to $2.481, while oil prices failed to reclaim ground after a sharp drop a week earlier.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 10, 2017
Business, Fuel

Diesel Rises 0.7¢ to $2.472; Crude Prices Settle at About $45

tanker truck Matthew Staver/Bloomberg News

The U.S. average retail price of diesel rose 0.7 cent to $2.472 as U.S. oil drilling declined and crude prices rebounded to clear $47 a barrel before retreating to about $45, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 6, 2017

Diesel Falls to New Yearly Low of $2.465 a Gallon


The U.S. average retail price of diesel set a new low for the year, falling 2.4 cents to $2.465 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 26, 2017